Peripatetic Piano Teacher – term time only – required immediately

Closing date: 20 Sep 2018

We are seeking a skilled pianist and teacher with first-rate communication skills to join our team of self-employed visiting music teachers from January 2019 and to play a key role in developing our pupils’ musical talents and potential.

Experience of working with both Prep and Senior age groups, and success in preparing students for grade examinations will be advantageous. We envisage being able to offer 1-2 days of work in the first instance, depending on the candidate’s availability. Additional opportunities to be involved with accompanying and/or coaching some chamber music may be available for the right candidate.

Music at Sydenham High is vibrant and exciting. We aim to provide a platform for all our musicians to perform at our many concerts and events, be that as a soloist or as a member of one of our many groups or ensembles. As well as the dedicated Music Centre, the School has its own purpose-built Recital Hall with access to professional sound recording equipment.

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 580 pupils. The school is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

For full details and an application pack please visit: 

Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications should be received by 8.00am on Thursday 20 September 2018.  References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview.

GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.